There can be few things as psychologically damaging as being trapped in solitary confinement with someone you hate. For his follow-up to The Witch, Robert Eggers delivers a grim, hallucinatory story about two men shut up in a lighthouse tower, going slowly mad in their mutual loathing. Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson are Tom Wake and Ephraim Winslow – arriving to work for a month-long shift at a remote, rain-lashed lighthouse, somewhere off the coast of 19th century Maine. Wake is a veteran lighthouse keeper (wickie), as salty a sea dog as one might wish to meet…
Watch the new official trailer for A24’s The Lighthouse; a hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of nautical psychodrama that brought festival audiences at Cannes and Toronto to their feet, from Robert Eggers – the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The Witch.
The Lighthouse stars Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson as two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s; arriving in cinemas, 18 October.
“He believed that there was some enchantment in the light. Went mad, he did.”
The new official trailer and poster for A24’s nautical psychodrama The Lighthouse, starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe, have finally arrived! “How long have we been on this rock? Five weeks? Two days? Help me to recollect…”
From Robert Eggers – the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The Witch – The Lighthouse is a hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s; arriving in cinemas, 18 October.